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06.16.14 Utah Deal Intelligence - May 2014


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M&A - Strategic  

5/1/2014 Prime Storage, LLC dba Prime Trailer Leasing acquired OnRamp Trailer Services, LLC from C.R. England, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  C.R. England operates as a refrigerated trucking company in North America and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.  OnRamp Trailer Services is an equipment leasing, sales, parts, and service company based in West Valley, Utah.    

5/5/2014 eGlobal LLC acquired The Best There Is Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  eGlobal provides ATM placement, transaction processing, and bill payment solutions to hospitality, gaming, convenience, retail, and other industries in the United States and is based in Kaysville, Utah.              

5/6/2014 inContact, Inc. (NasdaqCM:SAAS) acquired Uptivity Inc. for $50.2 million.  inContact provides cloud contact center software solutions and network connectivity services in the United States and is based in Midvale, Utah.  Parsons Behle & Latimer served as legal advisor to inContact.        

5/7/2014 The Ensign Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ENSG) acquired Washington Heights Healthcare, Inc. dba Mt. Ogden Health and Rehabilitation Center. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Mt. Ogden Health and Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing facility located in Ogden, Utah.        

5/7/2014 K.E.B. Enterprises LP acquired Alpine Air Express Inc. (OTCPK:APNX).  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  K.E.B. Enterprises, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells baking flour to corporate and bakery clients and is based in Lindon, Utah.  Alpine Air Express engages in the air cargo business and is based in Provo, Utah.  Dorsey & Whitney LLP served as legal advisor to K.E.B. Enterprises and Alpine Air Express.        

5/12/2014 OmniVere LLC acquired the Litigation Support Services of AccessData Group, Inc.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  AccessData Group, which is based in Lindon, Utah, provides digital investigation and litigation support for forensics technology.        

5/19/2014 VIA Motors Inc. acquired Prodigy Engineering. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  VIA Motors develops and manufactures electric vehicles and is based in Orem, Utah.  Prodigy Engineering designs, prototypes, and manufactures hybrid/electric vehicles and is based in Orem, Utah.        

5/19/2014 Western Metals Recycling LLC acquired the Utah Recycling Facilities from Sims Metal Management Limited.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Western Metals Recycling recycles metals in the Intermountain West and is based in Sandy, Utah.  The Utah Recycling Facilities of Sims Metal Management Limited are comprised of a shredder facility and a feeder yard in Salt Lake City and Orem, Utah.        

5/19/2014 Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW) acquired the assets of Metals USA's roofing products business dba Gerard Roofing Technologies for $28.0 million.  Headwaters is based in South Jordan, Utah and provides products and services in the light and heavy building materials sectors primarily in the United States and Canada.        

5/21/2014 LANDesk Software, Inc. acquired LetMobile Ltd.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  LANDesk Software is based in South Jordan, Utah and provides systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, and IT service management solutions for desktops, servers, and mobile devices to enterprises worldwide.        

5/27/2014 Churches Fire Security Ltd. acquired AES Systems, Inc.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  AES Systems designs and installs electronic security and process video systems to government and industrial clients and is based in Springville, Utah.  Gateley LLP served as legal advisor to AES Systems.  

5/27/2014 Spectranetics Corporation (NasdaqGS:SPNC) agreed to acquire AngioScore, Inc. for $423.0 million from a group of investors including Pelion Venture Partners.  Pelion Venture Partners is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, early venture, mid venture, and emerging companies.        

5/28/2014 InsideSales.com, Inc. acquired iHance Inc.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  InsideSales.com provides a cloud-based sales acceleration platform and is based in Provo, Utah.        

M&A - Financial    

5/21/2014 Warburg Pincus LLC agreed to acquire Wencor Group, LLC.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Wencor Group designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes aircraft parts for repair stations, operators of general aviation aircraft, and airlines worldwide and is based in Springville, Utah.  Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is serving as legal advisor to Wencor Group.       

Private Placements    

5/6/2014 AtTask, Inc. announced that it has received a round of funding from Sorenson Capital.  AtTask, Inc. provides software-as-a-service enterprise work management solutions and is based in Lehi, Utah.  Sorenson Capital is a private equity firm specializing in middle market investments and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

5/7/2014 Metacloud, Inc. announced that it has received $15.0 million in a round of funding from Pelion Venture Partners and other investors.  Pelion Venture Partners is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, early venture, mid venture, and emerging companies.            

5/7/2014 Outbox Systems, LLC announced that it has received a round of funding from a group of investors.  Outbox Systems offers integration applications that interconnect SaaS platforms and is based in Provo, Utah.    

5/12/2014 Needle, Inc. announced that it has received $7.0 million in a round of funding from a group of investors.  Needle provides real-time expert shopping assistance services for eCommerce websites and is based in Bluffdale, Utah.         

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